Submitted by admin on Mon, March 30, 2015
Return on investment guides most major business decisions: hiring employees who can represent the brand well, choosing the most qualified service providers and deciding how to invest in the community. The Las Vegas Metro Chamber of Commerce recently asked its members what would help boost their bottom line, increase their exposure in the marketplace and create opportunities for their business to grow – in short, what would help them see more return on their everyday business investment.
Submitted by gseidman on Tue, March 17, 2015
Clark County charter schools, where enrollment is 66 percent white, are on the path to resegregation, public school superintendent Pat Skorkowsky told business leaders Tuesday.
The superintendent of the nation’s fifth largest school district made the statement during NewsFeed, the breakfast series aimed at igniting conversations about important community issues sponsored by the Las Vegas Review-Journal and the Las Vegas Metro Chamber of Commerce.
Submitted by gseidman on Sun, March 8, 2015
A few weeks ago, at Preview Las Vegas, we heard the good news that Nevada’s unemployment rate is down and our economy mostly has come back. Nonetheless, Southern Nevada is still woefully behind where it needs to be for long-term growth.
Submitted by gseidman on Thu, March 5, 2015
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Submitted by admin on Mon, March 2, 2015
UNLV needs a med school – stat.
Submitted by admin on Mon, February 2, 2015
The Las Vegas Valley has a growing population of more than 2 million, yet the only allopathic medical school in the state is 450 miles away in Reno, a city with a population of about 234,000.
Submitted by admin on Fri, January 30, 2015
Drawing more than 41 million tourists to Las Vegas is yesterday’s news.
Now, the head of the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority has a new goal.
Rossi Ralenkotter, president and CEO of the organization that markets the city, told an audience at Preview 2015 on Friday that 45 million visitors will be the new benchmark and he expects to hit that “within the next few years.” If the goal is achieved, it would produce 37,000 new tourism industry jobs in Southern Nevada.
“The question,” Ralenkotter said, “is how do we get to 45 million visitors?”